It is now 3 weeks since Michael Brown was murdered by Ferguson PD Officer Darren Wilson. Officer Darren Wilson still has not been arrested, charged, or even brought to prison or court for the murder of Michael Brown.
She tied rocks to her ankles. “What are you doing?” I inquired curiously. Her fingers paused. She took her time before replying. My palms were sweaty, an uneasy feeling climbed through my ribcage. “I’m going to do a magic trick.” She made another knot. My stomach hurt. “See, I am a magician. I can hold my breath forever.” The corners of her lips lifted into a smile that didn’t fit like smiles should. With that, she was in the water. Droplets splashed onto my shoes.
That’s the day I decided magic was real for she never came back up."